English Name : Cedarwood

  • Local Name (Nepali Name) : Devdaar
  • BotanicalName : Cedrus deodora
  • Family Name : Pinaceae
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  • Parts Used : Wood


Cedarwood is a species of cedar native to the Himalayas of Western Nepal, occurring at 1,500–3,200m altitude. It is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40–50 m tall, exceptionally 60 m with a trunk up to 3 m in diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches and drooping branchlets.

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